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Zimbabwe Records Severe Malaria Cases

Zimbabwe Records Severe Malaria Cases

GOVERNMENT has raised concerns over the increase in malaria-related illnesses in Manicaland this year, with 66 people reported to have died this year. Provincial Medical Director Dr Patron Mafaune last week said the province had recorded 77 711 cases of malaria since January. “Malaria is a serious challenge we are facing in Manicaland and this […]

WFP, Yemen’s Houthis Agree Deal To Lift Partial Aid Suspension

WFP, Yemen’s Houthis Agree Deal To Lift Partial Aid Suspension

The warring parties in Yemen’s conflict have both used access to aid and food as a political tool, exacerbating what the United Nations has called the world’s worst humanitarian crisis The World Food Programme (WFP) and Yemen’s Houthi movement, which controls the capital Sanaa, have said they had reached a deal that could lift the […]

Children Are Causalities Of War In Saudi Arabia, Israel – UN

Children Are Causalities Of War In Saudi Arabia, Israel – UN

The Children in Armed Conflict report has long been controversial with diplomats saying Saudi Arabia and Israel both exerted pressure in recent years in a bid to stay off the list A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition fighting in Yemen killed or injured 729 children during 2018, accounting for nearly half the total child casualties, United […]

Malnutrition, Disease Rising In North Korea: Aid Organisation

Malnutrition, Disease Rising In North Korea: Aid Organisation

International aid agencies, as well as North Korea state media, have been warning that erratic weather with drought and floods, and a lack of access to resources could lead to a food crisis Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, […]

Acute Encephalitis Outbreak In India Has Caused The Death Of Over 129 Children

Acute Encephalitis Outbreak In India Has Caused The Death Of Over 129 Children

While the precise causes of the outbreak are not known, a majority of medical professionals say it is linked to a ferocious heat-wave At least 129 children have now died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the town of Muzaffarpur in the eastern Indian state of Bihar since an outbreak earlier this month, a medical […]

Kenyatta Vows To Push For Women, Children Empowerment

Kenyatta Vows To Push For Women, Children Empowerment

President Uhuru Kenyatta has promised to address opportunities for more women to get in power, education for all children and an end to female genital mutilation. Mr Kenyatta was responding to a question on how he was going to use his power during the opening of the four-day Women Deliver 2019 Conference in Vancouver, Canada. […]

Women, Children Become Bread Winners In Maiduguri IDP Camps

Women, Children Become Bread Winners In Maiduguri IDP Camps

Since losing their homes and source of livelihood for no reason of their own, the residents of IDP camps in most terror-hit Maiduguri have had to do menial jobs to support government’s effort but it is mostly the women and children who take up this task, Chika Mefor reports. One peculiarity a first comer in […]

Children And Women Raped, Abused In Prison

Children And Women Raped, Abused In Prison

r food, soap, basic necessities and the promise of freedom An Amnesty International investigation has exposed sexual violence against children and women by security agents and inmates at two high-security prison facilities in Borno State, Nigeria. The harrowing violations took place at Maiduguri Maximum Security Prison and Giwa Barracks where thousands of civilians, including scores […]

Church Building Collapse In South Africa -Majority Women, As Well As Child, Killed In Church Collapse

Church Building Collapse In South Africa -Majority Women, As Well As Child, Killed In Church Collapse

The majority of congregants killed when a wall collapsed at the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Dlangubo were women and a 13-year-old child, Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant confirmed on Friday.   Oliphant on behalf of national government said it was a “devastating tragedy” that lives were lost in a church during a Passover service. The […]

A March Against Domestic Violence, Child Abuse

A March Against Domestic Violence, Child Abuse

Knights of the Order of St. Mulumba, Lagos Metropolitan Council, recently staged a sensitisation march against the menace of domestic violence, child abuse, abortion, terrorism, kidnapping and other vices. From the moment of conception, through to the development of the embryo to fetus, the formation of the body parts, up to the ninth month when […]

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